ancient fort situated on the bank of river ghaggar was built in year 295 by
Bhupat son of king Bhati of Jaisalmer. Research reveals that famous Tarain war
fought between Mohammed Gouri and Prithviraj Chouhan is present Talwara Jheel
area of the district. The Bhatner was also ruled by Qutubuddin Aibak, Teymoor and Akbar. Teymoor, in his biography
"TUZUK-E-TEYMOORY", has written that he never seen such a strongly
built and secured fort in Hindustan. In year 1805, emperor Soorat Singh of Bikaner captured
Bhatner after defeating Bhatis. Since the day of his victory was Tuesday (known as the day
of god "Hanuman"), he named Bhatner as "Hanumangarh".